2022 January 28
Covid Vaccine & Pregnancy - Update January 22
Update on pregnancy & babies of the Covid Vaccination in January 22
COVID-19 disease in pregnancy
Significantly increased risk for
- intensive care treatment
- increased risk of invasive ventilation
- Significantly increased risk of premature birth
- higher risk of delivery by caesarean section
Goals and opportunities of vaccination (at the moment Biontec Pfizer) of pregnant women
- Prevention of severe COVID-19 cases and deaths
- Prevention of pregnancy complications
- Avoidance of health consequences for the unborn and the newborn child
The Corona vaccination is effective and tolerable
- Corona vaccination does not affect fertility neither in women nor in men
- it does not cause any relevant changes of the menstrual cycle
- it does not increase the risk of premature birth, stillbirths or malformations
- it does not lead to an increased incidence of severe pregnancy-related side effects
Possible reactions to the Corona vaccination
- local reactions: such as redness, swelling and pain at the injection site and
- short-term discomfort: increased temperature, fever, headache or flu-like symptoms.
© BVF e.V. Stand: Januar 2022, Quelle: Epidemiologisches Bulletin 38/2021 (Robert Koch-Institut)
January 2021 - Dr. Christine Krämer, Gravidamiga
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